Readers’ Corner: Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter (BLM) is an international activist movement that campaigns against violence and systemic racism towards black people. It is a member-led organization whose mission is “to build local power in order to help intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by state and vigilantes.” BLM works toward a world where Black lives are […]

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BookTube Trailer: Dear Martin

Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him. Check out Dear Martin, by Nic Stone.

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Top 3 Right Now: Emily’s Top 3 Books to Read if You Loved The Hate U Give

This week Emily – the teen services librarian at our Monroe community library – has assembled an excellent Top 3 list of books to read if you loved the book The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. Take it away, Emily! “I read The Hate U Give last year and fell in love with Starr, her family, […]

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Readers’ Corner: Black Lives Matter

All lives matter, and black lives are no exception. This week’s featured booklist will give you a glimpse into 25 black lives, some fictional and some real.  Whether you want to read about someone in a situation similar to yours, or you’d like to gain a new perspective, there’s something on this list for you.  […]

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